It's that time of year again when heated debates spark up over something and nothing. The AGM is not an open forum for discussion but a vote of thanks for the hard working committee members and voting for or against any proposals put forward to the club secretary no latter than two weeks prior to the meeting. The agenda for this years AGM is as follows: 1. Apologies for absence. 2. Approval of 2017 minutes. 3. Matters arising. 4. Chair’s report. 5. Secretary’s report. 6. Trea
Better late than never. I've been a bit distracted of late and busy as well, but after Tuesday nights talk on focus stacking when Nick mentioned using it in the landscape and showed screen grabs from one of Thomas Heaton's videos, it seemed the ideal choice for this month. So here you go!
"It isn't over until the fat lady sings" - and tonight the season draws to a close with the results of the annual competition. Did you enter some of your winning images from the monthly competitions or submit something completely new? Guaranteed to be a full house to hear what the judge has to say. See you all there!
After Mike Samworth brought along his microscopes the other week and we delved in the world of macro and micro photography, this week we have another of our members sharing their talents. This time it's the turn of Nick Browne who is going to explain and demonstrate the mysteries of focus stacking. Judging from the entries Nick has put into competitions, he knows exactly how to get it right both in camera and in the digital darkroom. A fascinating evening is in store for us a
Unfortunately we were not able to have Tim Pile attend our club, so we've got the next best thing. A video presentation of his talk. We have been followers of Tim Pile for quite some time on Facebook and had the pleasure of hearing his presentation at a 'local' camera club (Aireborough Camera Club) around this time last year. It was well worth the 120 mile plus round trip and Tim also took the opportunity to come up here to Swaledale for a photoshoot up near Surrender Bridge.